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Name:Moel y Gaer
Hill number:5164
Height:303.7m / 996ft
Parent (Ma):2051  Mynydd y Cwm [Coed Cwm]
Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Flintshire [Sir Fflint] (CoU)
Catchment:Dee (Flint)
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m)
(Hu,Tu,3)
Grid ref:SJ 21067 69081
Summit feature:wall of hollowed tumulus
Drop:126m
Col:178m  SJ106750  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 117
(1:25k) 265
Observations:top of covered reservoir about 50m E is 0.63m higher
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Moel y Gaer (Final).doc
Comments:Lower than the Marilyn Mynydd y Cwm (hill 2051)
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 73 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Good parking by phone box SJ207688. Mown grassy paths to topcarole engel10/06/2017
Circular walk from the lovely Blue Bell Inn in Halkyn. Spring weather, fantastic views from these modest hills, lots of flowering gorse. Moel-y-Gaer, Moel Ffagnallt and Halkyn MountainLazylizzie20/04/2017
Parked in old quarry by road to SW and easily up to the summitChris Peart27/09/2016
Easy ways using paths and access land from Rhosesmor school. Pleasant fort summit area. With Pete, en route from Warwick to Llandudno.pwheeler10/09/2016
12/12 Last of peak bagging day (Great Orme/Little Orme (Creigiau Rhiwledyn)/Bryn Euryn/Bryn Pyden/Mynydd Marian/Mynydd Ellian/Bwrdd Arthur/Moel Rhiwen/Clip Y Orsedd/Foel Lwyd/Tal Y Fan/Moel y Gaer)Fergalh28/02/2016
AloneRob Pen y Garn31/10/2015
Continuation of walk from Mynydd Helygain. Followed various tracks over access land south to Rhes y Cae, then diverted off road south to climb Moel Ffagnallt. Then walked on road through Moel y crio and various tracks south-east over access land to the summit. Then walked north beside B5123 back to the car.marktrengove28/06/2015
Simple up and down from villagerhalstead26/12/2014
From SJ213687.summitsup15/10/2014
Visited on a 3 Tump walk from Flint to Holywell.Alex C31/10/2013
Access landtim74705/06/2013
easy walk up on grass to covered reservoir. through gorse to the highest pointarranc04/05/2013
Parked up on the nearby track the wandered up to the fort outer wall. Walked right round this taking in the great viewshillhiker16/12/2012
Plenty of parking to be had on track by house, GR SJ208690 then a short walk to top up grassy track.Anton19/06/2012
On Wat's Dyke walkwindridge07/04/2012
Christmas Eve walk from holiday cottage at Flint Mountain.Jake99424/12/2011
Climbed with my good mate Neilsimon and co17/05/2011
Parked 209689. Up track and grass through gorse. Top is tumulus but also walked across res mound.chrisbien12/04/2011
Parked to SSW - easy stroll.destaylor24/02/2011
Parked to NNE and used one of many paths to walk around summit rampards, then onto summit covered reservoir before finding wall of hollowed tumulus. Gr8 views.Dugswell217/10/2010
Nice little hill with some good views. http://www.heavyhorses.co.uk/humps/heavyhorses12/03/2010
Parked to the north. Tracks up to the ramparts of the hill fort.clivevilla24/01/2010
Reservoir in centre of hillfort.PeteF31/12/2008
resr at summit, pleasant hill (covered resr), excellent view to coast, plain & Clwydians. short climb from tk at 209690 RHW19/01/2002
Nearest HuMP to my house. First known recorded ascent.marktrengove12/01/2002
With Chester Rambling Club. From Flint along paths and country roads to Pentre Halkyn and then Halkyn Mountain. Through Rhes-y-cae to Moel-y-Gaer. On to Rhosesmor and return to Flint.pwbellarby13/05/1962
GaryJones25/07/2017
thenomad11/02/2017
Mick Moore29/09/2016
NickiW03/09/2016
Sihuws23/04/2016
thelonious25/12/2015
Mark Sims03/11/2015
Richard Gunn05/05/2015
srw98505/03/2015
jimbloomer16/10/2014
Kiltie07/08/2014
Rob5025/05/2014
Colin Crawford18/01/2014
Campbell Singer22/11/2013
Alan Whatley22/11/2013
ChrisM13/11/2013
Wycombe Wanderer17/05/2013
PM16/04/2013
iaindbrown04/02/2013
Pete R25/01/2013
Matt Hicks19/09/2012
nicolajane17/09/2012
mae20/08/2012
Bahan02/04/2012